The War Illustrated No 31 Vol 2 April 5th 1940

Aprils,h,1 *40 Tlie War Illustrated m .31 THE FIGHTING IS OVER BUT THE PEACE BRINGS NO JOY Somewhere on the outskirts of Viipuri these Finnish soldiers are studying in their newspapers the terms on which the armistice has just been con­cluded. So harsh were these that at first it seemed hardly possible that they could be true. Those who were best acquainted with the military situation, however, realized that it could not belong before the Finnish defence was overwhelmed by the Russian onslaught and it was decided, therefore, to make pcacc while the army was still intact and Finland was still unconquered. Photo, Keystone
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